July 2nd, 2019 // 12:16pm PDT Three days before the summer solstice and the start of Cancer season, I found myself on a chilly Pacific beach littered with crab shells. Tangled among ropes of seaweed, there were hundreds of them, the empty shells deposited on the sand by the tide. My partner and I wandered … Continue reading New Moon Solar Eclipse in Cancer: Stay Soft
June 3rd, 2019 // 3:02am PDT Words are hard right now, which is strange for a Gemini moon. Or maybe it’s not that words are hard—it’s that truths are hard. Hard to handle, hard to hold, hard to voice, hard to believe. Or hard to pin down. The Gemini new moon is making difficult aspects … Continue reading NEW MOON IN GEMINI: Not in Kansas Anymore
Tonight’s total lunar eclipse in Leo caps off the last of the Leo-Aquarius eclipses that began back in 2016. Leo moons always have a full-hearted feel to them, but this one is extra celebratory as it marks the fulfillment of the growth cycle that we’ve been on in the last two-plus years, one characterized by … Continue reading Full Lunar Eclipse in Leo: forged in your own fire
Tonight, the moon is new in Sagittarius and Mercury is direct, and finally it feels like we can breathe. This new moon comes only ten hours after Mercury’s station, with which all three personal planets (Merc, Venus, Mars) are direct for the first time in months. With expansive Jupiter lending its benevolence to its home … Continue reading New Moon in Sagittarius: Don’t Fear the Dark.
Last night was the full moon in Gemini, and here in the U.S. it was also Thanksgiving, a holiday about gathering with family and loved ones to give thanks for the good in our lives—and also a holiday based on a propaganda narrative that erases the atrocities of colonialism. This day can be a fraught … Continue reading Full Moon in Gemini: We Need to Talk